The Los Angeles Dodgers placed catcher Yasmani Grandal on the seven-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, recalling catcher Austin Barnes from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Catcher and the three infield positions are often the most difficult to find good players on your fantasy teams, because the talent pool is so shallow. If you don’t grab a stud at those positions early in your draft, you may get stuck with a revolving door of middling players all season long.
Grandal drove in eight runs, hitting two homers and reaching base six times Thursday to power the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Milwaukee Brewers 14-4.
Yasmani Grandal hit the walk-off home run to help the Dodgers defeat the Diamondbacks, 1-0, after 13 innings of play.
Wil Myers keyed a four-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking single, sending the San Diego Padres to a rain-delayed 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.